The focus of this study is coming of age in troubled Cultural Revolutionary times as portrayed in contemporary Chinese Bildungsroman fiction by Su Tong and Yu Hua, along with a comprehensive overview of the Bildungsroman in China and the west.
Shedding light on a wide range of cross-cultural concerns and encounters, going far beyond narrow theological specialisation, the author argues that any successful process of missiological inculturation demands a serious antholopological consideration of indigenous faith.
Boris Dralyuk, University of California, Los Angeles
This book examines the staggering popularity of early-twentieth-century Russian detective serials, traditionally maligned as “Pinkertonovshchina,” and posits the “red Pinkerton” as a vital “missing link” between pre- and post-Revolutionary popular literature.
Ian Campbell, Georgia State University, Atlanta
Labyrinths, Intellectuals and the Revolution traces the development of the postcolonial Arabic-language Moroccan novel. Its close readings of major texts are based in the spatial practices of these novels.
Edited by Grace S. Fong and Ellen Widmer
Drawing on a library of newly digitized resources, this volume's eleven chapters describe, analyze, and theorize the enormous literary output of women writers of the Ming and Qing periods (1368-1911) that have only recently been rediscovered.
This important contribution to the study of early modern Chinese fiction and representation of gender relations focuses on literary representations of the prostitute produced in the Ming and Qing periods.
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